Install, perform visual & close inspections of explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems

This course covers the explosion-protection aspects for installing explosion protected and associated equipment and wiring systems. It requires the ability to match equipment with that specified for a given location, work safely, and to installation Standards and complete the necessary installation documentation.

Evaluating the completeness of a hazardous area verification dossier and compliance of the explosion-protected aspects of the electrical installations within the constraints of a visual or close inspection. It requires the ability to work safely in a hazardous area, evaluate a verification dossier, identify explosion-protected equipment with their certification and specified location, inspect an installation for compliance and report and act on inspection results. This course is based on IEC 60079-14 and any other relevant standard that apply to the Unit of Competency. For installation all types of protection shall be understood.


3 days


Combination of written & practical


Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea.


Eligible Candidates:

Electrical technicians/tradesman working in or associated with Explosive Atmospheres

  • Ex 001 – Knowledge of Explosion Protection requirements
  • Ex 003 – Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems
  • Ex 007 – Perform visual and close inspection of electrical installations in or associated with explosive atmospheres

The applicant shall have the level of technical education (or equivalent) attained, relevant to the application, through documents such as College Certificates and Trade Credentials etc. For an operative a minimum 3 years’ experience in industrial electrical installation practice. For a responsible person a minimum 3 years’ experience in Ex electrical installation practice relevant to the scope of the unit of competence being applied for taking into account the scope limitations.


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